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Sozialpolitische Ziele der Gründungsförderung am Beispiel von Gründungen aus der Arbeitslosigkeit
[Social policy as a motivation for start-up subsidies: supporting start-ups out of unemployment]

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  • Block, Joern
  • Kohn, Karsten

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Support of business start-ups is partially motivated by social policy objectives. The paper discusses these social policy objectives on a conceptual and empirical basis. Its focus is on start-ups out of unemployment. Implications for the design and the evaluation of socially motivated start-up subsidies are discussed.

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  • Block, Joern & Kohn, Karsten, 2011. "Sozialpolitische Ziele der Gründungsförderung am Beispiel von Gründungen aus der Arbeitslosigkeit
    [Social policy as a motivation for start-up subsidies: supporting start-ups out of unemployment]
    ," MPRA Paper 30775, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:30775
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    1. Pongratz, Hans J. & Bernhard, Stefan & Wolff, Joachim & Promberger, Markus, 2013. "Selbständig statt leistungsberechtigt: Eine Implementationsstudie zur Handhabung des Einstiegsgeldes in den Jobcentern," IAB-Forschungsbericht 201303, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].

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    Keywords

    Start-up subsidies; social policy; entreprenership; unemployment;

    JEL classification:

    • J01 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics: General
    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups

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